Aims of the SW Neonatal Network

Aims of the SW Neonatal Network

The aims of the South West Neonatal Network are:

  • To provide a safe, high quality service for special neonatal care workloads across the Network region and seek to improve outcomes for all babies born and cared for within it.
  • To develop and implement seamless neonatal clinical pathways for mothers and their babies across the region.
  • To develop and implement common neonatal clinical practice guidelines and policy across the region.
  • To maintain a framework for demonstrating the attainment of minimum quality standards, the implementation of continuous quality improvement and adequate risk management in special and intensive neonatal care across the region.
  • In collaboration with the Region's Specialist Commissioners at the NHS England, to agree the appropriate allocation of capital and revenue for neonatal care across the Network.
  • To ensure that the input of parents and families is valued and considered in all aspects of the Network's work.

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